Zoom to iPhone users: We're no longer sending your data to Facebook

The iOS version of popular remote-working video app Zoom has been updated to remove the code that was sending user data to Facebook.  The update comes in response to a Motherboard analysis that found the Zoom iOS app was sending some analytics data to Facebook’s Graph application programming interface (API), even from ...

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Despite pandemic, gaming is well-positioned to withstand recession

n”,”protected”:false},”excerpt”:”rendered”:” Work-from-home policies, social distancing and government lockdowns have increased the demand for video conferencing apps, for both business and personal use. According to a new report from App Annie, out on Monday, business conferencing apps have been experiencing record growth as a result, and just hit their biggest week ...

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Huawei announces the P40 and tries to stay relevant without Google

n”,”protected”:false},”excerpt”:”rendered”:” Work-from-home policies, social distancing and government lockdowns have increased the demand for video conferencing apps, for both business and personal use. According to a new report from App Annie, out on Monday, business conferencing apps have been experiencing record growth as a result, and just hit their biggest week ...

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Facebook Messenger preps Auto Status location type sharing

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Johnson & Johnson partners with BARDA to fund $1 billion in COVID-19 vaccine research

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RDP and VPN use skyrocketed since coronavirus onset

Image: Shodan The use of remote access technologies like RDP (Remote Desktop Protocol) and VPN (Virtual Private Network) has skyrocketed 41% and 33%, respectively, since the onset of the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. The move comes as a large number of companies have asked staff to work from home, which usually ...

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YC-backed EduRev wants to democratize online learning in India

As edtech startups emerge and expand in India, millions of students in the country now have an additional option to choose from when they prepare for competitive exams. But despite the proliferation of cheap Android handsets and availability of some of the world’s cheapest mobile data plans, online learning platforms ...

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Dyson and Gtech answer UK call for ventilator design and production to support COVID-19 response

n”,”protected”:false},”excerpt”:”rendered”:” With shortages of N95 face masks persisting nationwide, healthcare facilities are scrambling to find ways to clean and treat the masks for reuse to protect doctors and nurses most at risk of exposure to COVID-19. Duke University thinks it has found a solution using vaporized hydrogen peroxide to decontaminate ...

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